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Insurance companies estimate that €50 of every annual motor premium relates to bogus claims and the legal cost of fighting them. Photograph: Frank Miller

(...) though 26 per cent of people committing insurance fraud claim to believe they are doing nothing wrong(...)

The rear of the Renault Megan car allegedly damaged in the €180,000 dismissed personal injury claim.

(...) claims. Bogus claims Referring to the proposed new Garda anti-fraud team to tackle bogus insurance(...)

Saulius Smaleckas (38), of Ashbrook Manor, Cavan,  at the Four Courts  this week. Photograph: Collins Courts

(...) honest policy-holders whose premiums have to fund the cost of fraud. It is not possible to trace the(...)

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk unveils the Roadster 2 in November 2017. Photograph: Tesla/Handout via Reuters

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is in talks that could see it becoming a significant investor in Tesla as part of Elon Musk’s plan to take the el(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm arriving at court on Friday. Photograph: Collins.

David Drumm’s defence counsel has told his trial that there were facts he wished to admit to, which would reduce both the length of the trial and the (...)

Jailed fraudster Michael Darcy, from his Facebook page.

(...) jailed on Thursday after one of his scams unravelled. Had the attempted fraud not been uncovered by Axa(...)

Julia Holmes (63) and Thomas Ruttle (56): an inquest into their deaths recorded a  verdict of suicide in an asphyxia-type death associated with carbon monoxide poisoning. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...) for fraud. Before the discovery of her body, the Police Service of Northern Ireland had been closing(...)

Revenue operates in a pragmatic way: there is little point investing tens of thousands of taxpayer euro in an investigation that would yield just a fraction of that amount

(...) significant fraud. More generally, however, Revenue operates, of necessity, in a pragmatic way. There is(...)

The most common type of fraud in Ireland, according to PwC, is asset misappropriation and/or stealing from a company

Most businesses have to contend with fraud, but trying to establish the scale of the problem is not(...)

Joint Garda/social welfare checkpoint on Mallow to Cork road. Twenty members of the force joined the national unit earlier this year and are able to use their powers of arrest. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

It’s shortly after 9am and the benefit fraud team spots two builders working on the roof of a house(...)

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